Capt John R. Bochert, USAF, received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the Air Force Academy (AFA) in 2007 and his MS in Computer Engineering from the Air Force Institute in Technology (AFIT) in 2011 where worked on cryptography and VLSI systems. Capt Bochert is a member of the IEEE and his research interests include computer programming, parallel programming, network systems, graph theory, and finding evidence for God in science.
Software Protection Against Side Channel Analysis Through a Hardware Level Power Difference Eliminating Mask
Side Channel Analysis (SCA) is a method by which an adversary can gather information about cryptographic keys by examining the physical environment surrounding the microprocessor while it is performing cryptographic operations. In this article, we present our research which is…